Julie Ruiz

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I Tried Over 50 Drugstore Mascaras and These Are the 10 Best

A moment of silence for all the lashes I lost during this experiment tho.<p>If you're anything like me, approaching — let alone deciding from — the never-ending wall of drugstore mascaras is beyond overwhelming. Confused as to which one to buy: Lengthening? Volumizing? Thickening? I tried over 50 …

Tattoos stay so long in the skin because the body thinks that it is under attack

Tattoos last forever because the human body thinks it is under attack when someone draws on it.<p>The body’s complex processes that keep our skin free …

Body Art

These coffee doughnut muffins are everything you want for breakfast, and more

Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of …

Recipes

Photographer on a mission to snap portraits of 12,000 endangered animals who could disappear soon... But his real challenge might be to get the armadillo to hold the pose long enough

• <b>National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore wants to keep a record and encourage the world to preserve them</b>• <b><br>He has snapped portraits of more than</b> …

Canadian Teen Charged With Killing a Girl That People Thought Was Mauled by a Bear | VICE News

There was a little bit of healing, but no end to the mourning in a close-knit Manitoba community this week, after police charged a 15-year-old boy in the "senseless and horrific" murder of 11-year-old Teresa Robinson.<p>On Thursday, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced they had arrested the …

Saving Ocelots in Texas: Ocelot Conservation Festival

Guest blogger, Colleen Nissen, Cat Ambassador Program Trainer: Every year in March brings the Ocelot Conservation Festival – a weekend dedicated to …

E-Z Cream Biscuits Recipe

"Just two ingredients! This is foolproof and good every time!! If you've ever enjoyed a famous chicken restaurant's biscuits, you've got to try …

A Reporter Tweeted a Video of Her Sexual Assault to Highlight Impunity in Mexico | VICE News

An escalating storm over the case of a reporter who tweeted a video of herself being sexually assaulted in Mexico City has shone a spotlight on impunity for sex crimes in the country — and triggered an outpouring of misogyny.<p>It all began when Andrea Noel was walking down a leafy street last week in …

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

These Photos Show Everyday Insects in Terrifying Closeups

Male wolf spider<br>Vasily Menshov—Solent News/REX/Shutterstock<p>1 of 12<p>macro photography<p>Mar 17, 2016

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.<p>Tricking the eye with illustration isn't difficult—it's a simple matter of looking up the techniques on YouTube. But doing it well, with imagination, charm, and panache, is another matter entirely. See the works of Ramon Bruin for inspiration on nailing the genre. Whether he's …

12 Huge Facts About Maine Coons

Thanks to their sizeable bodies and sociable natures, Maine Coons are known as the “gentle giants” of cats. Here are 12 facts about one of the …

These Photos of a Twin Water Birth Are as Beautiful as They Are Fascinating

One was born "en caul," or in the amniotic sac.<p>Robin Baker has attended 70+ births in her six years as a professional birth photographer and doula, so she was definitely well-prepared to document the home birth of twins. Looks like her hard work paid off. The above photo was one of the winners in …

Tim McGraw ripped to shreds at 48: His Paleo diet and CrossFit workout

Tim McGraw is in the best shape of his life at 48 after giving up alcohol and drugs and adopting the low-carb Paleo diet and CrossFit workouts, as …

Family dog and mountain lion in vicious fight (video)

The moment a Doberman was attacked by a mountain lion in a family's back garden in California was caught on CCTV. A brutal fight between the big cat …

Easy Cake Recipes

This collection of easy cake recipes include decadent chocolate cakes, a perfectly moist olive-oil cake, and more.

Tiny Ginger Kitten Found in Woods Without a Mom, Now Two Years Later.

A family found a little kitten alone in the woods without a mother. The next thing they knew, they were on their way home with a new kitty, who had …

Inject Your Prayer List with Life

I want to pray more this year. More than ever before.<p>God promises that he hears and actively responds to prayers as we come to him in the name of …

Self-Reflection

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we reserve to be happy have to be after work? I also have tepid excitement for the sayings "Work hard, play hard," …

NASA Shares Striking Before and After Images of a Changing Earth

Whether it's a selfie-a-day project or the time machine function on Google Street View, few things are as effective at illustrating change over time …

Are the Major World Powers Blundering Toward War?

Whether or not we have slid into a “new Cold War,” as claimed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at the Munich Security Conference on February …

Here's what popular dog breeds looked like before and after 100 years of breeding

Dogs have been our furry companions for thousands of years, but they didn't always look the way they do today.<p>Many well-known breeds have changed a lot physically in the last century, thanks to humans.<p>By identifying specific traits — such as size, coat color, and demeanor — and allowing only those …

Capturing Better Landscape Photos with Iwan Groot

500px Photo ID: 114605411 – 1 o’clock is the best chance to get darkness and on the long summer days 1 o’clock is right inbetween sunset and sunrise. …

People are loving this cat who puts her paws up like she's raving

Keys the kitty loves to throw her arms in the air like someone whose favourite team has just scored a goal<p>Everyone calls Keys 'goal kitty' because she loves to throw her arms in the air like someone whose favourite team has just scored a goal.<p>She's become a firm favourite on Instagram, and has gone …

Pets

National Geographic Photographers’ Favorite Wildlife Pictures

In honor of World Wildlife Day, National Geographic photographers share their favorite wildlife photos.<p>In honor of World Wildlife Day, March 3, National Geographic photographers share their favorite wildlife photos from the sea, on land, and in the air.<p>“The future of wildlife is in our hands” is …

Nature

25 Signs Your Cat Is Actually In Pain, According To Science

If your cat is acting up, it's probably trying to tell you something.<p>All cat owners know that cats only have three modes: 1) doesn't care you exist, 2) purring cat cuddle time and 3) devil incarnate.<p>But animal experts know that the royal fur balls put up a really good poker face and, contrary to …

2 Drugstore Products that Impressed Me - Beauty Trends

The majority of the beauty products I use are from Ulta or Sephora, and typically fall into the “high end” category. I’m making it a goal this year …